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PBS
Mar 21, 2011 7:00pm PDT
of the international atomic energy agency, yukiya amano, says he's starting to see some positive developments in japan's efforts to stabilize the crippled nuclear power plant. amano made the remark in an emergency iaea board meeting in vienna on monday. the meeting opened way silent prayer for victims of the great east japan earthquake. amano told participants that he and prime minister naoto kan agreed last week that japan will speed up information about the crisis at the fukushima daiichi plant. amano said the situation at the plant remains very serious but some positive developments have been seen. officials later briefed a working-level meeting on how the crisis developed at the plant and their plan to restore cooling systems for reactors. >> one of the issues that have been discussed is that this is some -- the safety standard is not mandatory, voluntary, but there is some also argument or views that this should be mandatory. >> the iaea has already sent a team of experts to japan. the organization plans to send more nuclear and radiation experts on japan's request. >>> the death toll from the qu
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
, but how does it end? >>> in japan, the disaster deepens with new problems at the nuclear plant. there are new fears about food safety and an american family has received the worst possible news about their daughter. our teams are on the ground. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. in addition to two wars on two other fronts, the united states military tonight is engaged against libya. the attacks are in the form of air strikes. 32 of them in just the last 24 hours. about half now being carried out by u.s. aircraft. and there have been 136 cruise missiles launched. only eight of them by british armed forces. the rest launched by the u.s. they have hit targets up and down the libyan coastline, mostly aimed at libyan defenses, so the coalition aircraft can begin enforcing that no-fly zone over a larger portion of the country. the united states says moammar gadhafi is not a target personally, but president obama says the u.s. acted in these attacks he launched from south america to stop gadhafi from firing on his own people. we
PBS
Mar 21, 2011 6:30pm PDT
not clear why. >> the smoke rose from the reactor 3. workers temporarily evacuated the facility. japan's nuclear authority said it did not know what was burning,ut there w no explosion. the government tried to reassure the public. >> radioactivity near the reactor has not increased, despite the smoke. we should not forget that even non-hazardous material can catch fire. we must stay calm. >> the operators of the facility are facing more complications. news has emerged of negligence of the plant. a routine inspection was missed just before the quake. components of the cooling system were not checked. oldis and refiters continued to douse the reactors with water on monday to keep them from overheating. the power has been connected to the control center for reactor two. that means the cooling pumps may be restarted. in tokyo, people fear of contaminated food and reactivity 27 times higher than normal has been detected in milk and spinach. the government stopped shipments of food from there. the consumer and vice hot lines are busy. >> i understand your concern. please watch the vegetles t
CNN
Mar 22, 2011 4:00am EDT
of a long war in libya as moammar gadhafi digs in. >>> the nikkei rebounds as japan's nuclear angst eases a little bit and tokyo electric is ordered to pay compensation tore radiation leaks. >>> and his satirical take on world leaders and sports figure s. >>> this just in to cnn, israel former president has been sentenced to seven years in prison for rape. he was convicted on two charges of rape and other charges. throughout the trial, he maintained his innocence and continued to accuse his victims of fabricating stories. in. >>> now to libya and the fourth day of coalition air strikes on the country. >> it appears to be moammar gadhafi's compound. >> through the night, pro-gadhafi sources filled the skies of tripoli with anti-coalition fire. no aircraft was shot down. the coalition fired 159 tomahawk cruise missiles, hitting libyan air defense sites from tripoli to benghazi. missile attacks and air strikes have commanded scud missile sites. activity in the sky may now have peaked. the coalition air forces have moved from an action phase to what they call a patrolling phase now. >>> that
KICU
Mar 21, 2011 7:00pm PDT
cutting off access for residents. >>> and japan's earthquake and tsunami hit close to home for one bay area city with a unique tied to the devastated region -- a unique tie to that devastated region. >> complete bay area news starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >> good evening. it is monday, march 21. i am gasia mikaelian, and this is bay area news at 7:00. >>> a developing story tonight where a rockslide has blocked the road cutting off some homes and preventing some people from returning home. but hillside gave away about 10:00 this morning we have a live picture here from newschopper two and 20 people are stuck with no way in or out. we are told that the geologists are looking at the slide but there is no word yet on how long it may take to clear its. continuing coverage and a full report on our 10:00 news. >>> some thought this day may never arrive but opening statements will begin tomorrow in barry bonds perjury trial. as david stevenson reports, jury selection began and ended today. >> reporter: barry bonds walked confidently into court this morning as jury selec
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 11:35pm PDT
japan's atomic catastrophe. do we know how far the radiation is spreading? what you need to know. >>> and the best kiss. this one was good. that one wasn't bad but no two hollywood smooches are alike. what was the greatest of all, the results next. >>> good evening, i'm bill weir. missiles and muzzle fire are lighting up the north african sky tonight as america and her allies continue to destroy the defenses of moammar gadhafi. the mission, according to president obama, was to stop the libyan dictate they are slaughtering more of his own people, but getting rid of gadhafi, not our job. for the moment, that task is still in the hands of a ragged group of rebels, and with more american blood and treasure on the line alexander markardt set out to find out. >> reporter: hundreds of cruise missile attacks against military posts. two slamming into a command and control facility in libyan government compounds. earlier this morning at first light, my team and i traveled from the city of tobruk to the city of benghazi. the heart of this rebellion against this mercurial dictator moammar ga
WHUT
Mar 22, 2011 7:00am EDT
food supplies. >> i am david eades in london. also coming up -- in japan, more than 9000 people are now known to have died in the earthquake and tsunami. almost 13,000 are missing. emergency crews in japan's fukushima nuclear power plants battle to restore the cooling system after an eruption of caused by rising radiation levels. hello. american officials have confirmed that a u.s. warplane has crash landed in libya. they gave very few details but they say one crewman has been rescued and another was being rescue -- and in the last hour we got on conformed -- unconfirmed reports that 40 people being killed in misrata. let's go to southern italy. >> welcome to the airbase in southern italy, about 1 hours flying time to the libyan coast this is where the british effort is based. in the past hour or so, we have seen 3 tie phone -- typhoon year-old fighter jets taking up to control the no-fly zone. but unconfirmed reports from mistrata suggest there is still a job of work to be done to protect civilians on the ground as colonel gaddafi shows no signs to give up the fight. news of said -- ne
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. >> couric: i'm katie couric. also tonight, another setback in japan. workers again forced to evacuate as smoke pours from crippled nuclear reactors and concerns grow about the safety of japan's food supply. and another a.t.f. agent tells cbs news the agency encouraged gun dealers in this country to sell weapons to mexican drug cartels. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. for a third straight night, tripoli has come under attack from u.s. and allied forces as they establish a no-fly zone over libya. anti-aircraft fire lit up the sky as moammar qaddafi's army tried to defend against the attack. rebels solidified their control in benghazi and launch and offensive to retake other cities. president obama said today the u.s. will turn over leadership of the operation to other nations within days. the president and british prime minister david cameron said qaddafi must go though they insisted he is not a target of the attacks. but a cruise missile attack last night may h
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
military operations. >>> to catch up with the latest from japan. officials continue to struggle to control the damaged nuclear plants. jamie costello has more. >> reporter: a reminder, go to abc2news.com and we have our earthquake and tsunami japan page set up for you. we have how you can donate to the american red cross, some of the headlines, but here, the tweets, you can't keep your eyes off it. it just passed over, they are in search of, in japan, 300 interpreters, looking for 300 interpreters, and there's a shortage of medicine for the elderly in japan. the key containment of the nuclear plant is getting the power back on. so cooling systems can be turned back on today in japan. at the fukushima nuclear power plant a pool of spent fuel rods in reactor 2 that had been close to the boiling point earlier now appears to be cooling producing fears more nuclear steam could be released. workers managed to reconnect all six damaged reactors there to the power grid. >> they are not turning on the pumps yet. the media gets it wrong. they connected the wires to the pumps but haven't turned the
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 4:30am EDT
personnel threatened by radiation in japan as the first american victim of the tragedy is found. >>> and medical marvel. a texas man gets the first full facial transplant in the u.s. this is the "cbs morning news" facial transplant in the u.s. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, march 22nd, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. this morning allied forces are working to expand the no fly zone over libya. overnight tripoli was targeted for the third day in a row and there is growing discord among the allies and here in this country over the u.s. role. susan mcginnis is in washington with more. >> reporter: several days of attacks on libya are having their intended effect according to u.s. officials, even so, more in congress are questioning the president's decisions. anti-aircraft fire erupted in tripoli overnight as moammar gadhafi's forces battled a fresh round of air strikes. u.s. officials say days of attacks on the regime's ground troops are working and coalition forces are ready to expand the u.n.'s no fly zone t
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. >>> damage control at that nuclear power plant in japan. the new danger and how american evacuees are getting back here to the bay area and getting help. >>> stuck in their homes. the rush to free dozens of south bay families trapped by a rockslide. make you beautiful. >>> eat your way young? the secret ingredients one chef claims can make you beautiful again. that and more coming up. >>> and scattered showers continue today, but more widespread rain is on the way. here's live look outside. i have your full forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, danger. water in one reactor storage pool is reportedly near the boiling point. >>> in japan progress to prevent a nuclear meltdown but new danger, as well. water in one react storage pool is reportedly near the boiling point. now, if all the water boils way, exposed fuel rods could send more radiation into the atmosphere. right now, lights are back on at the damaged reactor and power lines are hooked up to all six reactors, but more work is needed before crews try to restart critical cooling systems. the death toll from japan's earthquake and the tsuna
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2011 3:00am EDT
makes military decisions on libya, and watches the crisis on japan while on a diplomat i can trip to south america. so of course, republicans attack him. >> besides jewel track diplomacy. >> some of my colleagues are upset that france may be in the lead. >> tea partiers and some democrats attacked the president, calling it a possible impeachable offense. >> only congress has the power to declare war. >> we haven't declared war. >> you know what, but we are in a war. >> i really don't believe we have an obligation to get involved. >> what if this ends and gadhafi is still in power. >> outcome is unknown, political objectives are really unclear. >> and the most bitter republican presidential campaign losers attack the president. >> less dithering, more decisiveness. >> never seen a worse case of decision making. >> and finding a republican that almost conjured up the courage to say he is running for president. >> i am announcing formation of an exploratory committee for running for the president of the united states. >>> it is day three of operation dawn. the mission to enforce a un
WTTG
Mar 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
the no-fly zone over libya. >>> an update now on the disaster in japan. members of the nuclear regulatory commission met yesterday at its headquarters in rockville. they say the situation at a damaged nuclear plant in japan appears to be stabilizing. officials are working to restore power to the cooling systems but that could steak a few more weeks because of the extensive damage caused by the deadly 9.0 earthquake and tsunami. more than 450,000 people have been displaced from that and the death toll could top 18,000. a virginia woman's body has been found in the rub all of a building in japan too. 4-year-old taylor anderson was killed during the earthquake and tsunami. anderson was a took placer from chesterfield county and she was in japan teaching english. governor bob mcdonald says anderson personified the self- 'sness and sense of duty that americans serving abroad have become known for and his thoughts and prayers go out to her family. >>> new details about the murder inside the lululemon store in bethesda. the accused killer brittany norwood and in court yesterday for the first tim
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 12:00pm EDT
got in japan, power lines restored between all six reactors. but they are not ready to turn on the power just yet. they still need to turn on pumps, motors, and other equipment first. reducing the risk of releasing radioactive steam. it has been 11 days since the biggest earthquake in the history of japan. officials say that the overall number of bodies collected so far stands at 9000. thousands of families are still searching for missing loved ones. >> the sound of cranes and signature -- signals progress. crews lifted debris from the road, residents cleared out homes battered by the tsunami. agents came to collect supplies from offices. this coastal town duwel not come back for years. inside of this evacuation center this woman and her son are not ready to get. she has been searching for her husband. >> he was the only person at home when the tsunami hit. i searched every evacuation center but i still believe that there is a chance he is alive. >> the city has recovered many bodies that have not been identified. the city is putting up these lists of evacuation centers wit
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 6:00am PDT
>>> why roughly 500 members of military families from japan are choosing to leave and rush return -- and return to the united states. >>> scattered showers. try that again. scattered showers out there right now. does this lead to more rain tonight and tomorrow? >>> plus caught off by a rock slide. see how many people are stranded in their homes. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this tuesday march 22nd i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. here is steve. >> we do have cloudy skies. light rain showers around. nothing too heavy right now. it is a sign of things to come for later on. just hit and miss like take a little paint brush and flicking it there. you can see a couple showers there on the caldecott tunnel. skyline and also toward m rain county. the rain and wind will pick up. look for a cloudy to mostly cloudy stayday. here is sal. >>> right now traffic looks good on westbound 92 heading out to the high-rise. see the live picture of the san mateo bridge it looks pretty nice. and this mornings drive looks okay on highway 101. a comple
PBS
Mar 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT
for the future of yemen. >> japan has stopped all shipments of unprocessed milk and spinach from the area around the fukushima power plant. officials tell people they're not to drink the tap water because of high levels of radiation. on monday, workers at the plant were told to leave after smoke came from reactors two and three. it is still not clear why. >> the smoke rose from the reactor 3. workers temporarily evacuated the facility. japan's nuclear authority said it did not know what was burning, but there was no explosion. the government tried to reassure the public. >> radioactivity near the reactor has not increased, despite the smoke. we should not forget that even non-hazardous material can catch fire. we must stay calm. >> the operators of the facility are facing more complications. news has emerged of negligence of the plant. a routine inspection was missed just before the quake. components of the cooling system were not checked. soldiers and firefighters continued to douse the reactors with water on monday to keep them from overheating. the power has been connected to the control cent
CSPAN
Mar 22, 2011 2:00am EDT
by the magnitude until this disaster are closely following the events in japan and the repercussions in this country and in many other countries. before we begin, i would like to offer my sincere condolences to all of those who have been affected by the earthquake and the tsunami in japan. our hearts go out to all lead in dealing with the aftermath of these natural disasters. we are mindful of a long and difficult road they will face in recovering. we know the people of japan are resilience and strong and we have every confidence that they will come through this difficult time and move forward with resolved to rebuild their vibrant country. i believe i speak for all americans when i say that we stand together with the people of japan at this most difficult and challenging time. the nrc is a relatively small agency. we play a critical role in protecting american people and the environment when it comes to the use of nuclear materials. we have our inspectors to work full time as every nuclear plant in the country and we are proud to have world top scientists, engineers, and professiona
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 4:30am EDT
learning that her body was found in the tsunami wreckage in japan where she had had teaching english. taylor anderson is the first american victim confirmed in the disaster. >>> now here's a look at other stories making news early today in america. in pennsylvania, one homeowner's spring cleaning became a much bigger job after a massive muddy water erupted from an old mine shaft. the mess occurred when an underground drainage pipe burst. the water was eventually redirected away from the home, but not before everybody in the basement was destroyed. in washington, d.c., mother nature used the sky over the nation's capital to put on a dazzling light show during the predawn hours. dramatic lightning proved to be just the opening act for a rough day of weather in the region. thunderstorms with heavy rain made the morning commute tough with more expected in the area over the next few days. >>> and finally, in florida, just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, well, it actually is. despite a look at this video. a group of sight seers and a kayaker had nothing to worry abo
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 12:00pm PDT
. >>> in japan the operator of the crippled nuclear complex says that power lines are now connected to all six reactors. the utility company hopes to power a cooling system to the plant's overheated reactors. workers are still checking water pumps for damage and hope to power them up as someone as tomorrow, but they warn the process could take days. emergency crews also dump had a teen tons of seawater into an almost boiling storage pond and cooled it to a safe 105 degrees. >>> many are mourning the death of their loved ones. relatives held a mass burial for hundreds of victims who died in the earthquake and tsunami. the official death count has topped 9,000, but authorities say almost 14,000 people are still missing. >>> japanese officials say after shock are becoming less frequent, but are urging people to be on the alert. there have been more than 60 strong after shock since the initial quake on march 11, including three with a magnitude of 6.4 or higher just today. they were all centered off the coast there. >>> u.s. military families evacuated from japan, arriving at travis air force base
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
health. >>> the body of the first american known to have per risched in japan's disaster has been pound. lee cowan has the story. >> reporter: before march 11th, most americans never heard. that district in japan. taylor anderson knew it in better days. the girl from richmond, virginia made it her home. >> she loved it. she loved the culture and the people. she loved teaching the japanese children. she was living her dream. >> reporter: she taught more than english. she taught compassion. she helped get people out until the time to save herself was gone. >> it took rescuers day to go through the debris. it seemed hopeless. yet, nine days in, a 16-year-old boy was found clinging to a roof, exhausted in cold but alive. he had saved his 80-year-old grandmother, too, after finding the refrigerator stocked with yogurt and coke. i always knew there was something special about it. her parents got a call she had been found. it was a mistake. she was still lost in all of that rubble. in a short statement, her parents wished what her daughters would have wished. please remain playing for all who
PBS
Mar 22, 2011 12:30am PDT
of high profile defections. >> as they work to restore power to japan's stricken nuclear power plant continue, radiation detected in sea water and food supplies. >> hello, there. explosions and anti-aircraft fire have been heard near colonel gaddafi's headquarters as they enforce the no-fly zone for a third night. the libyan leader is not being targeted and they insist that the campaign is aimed as protecting libyan civilians. here is our latest on the aleyed assault. >> from the ground you cannot tell what is being hit, but you hear the impact of the missile strikes and the distant rurmble of the blasts. what you see is the libyan response, anti-aircraft fire aiming at aircraft that are too high or mifles that are too fast to be vulnerable. a government spokesman warned that all this would plunge yet another arab country into bloody civil war. >> we are expect can't to see death on the ground and bombs in the streets of tripoli. it is the story of baghdad being played again in tripoli. >> last night war came to colonel gaddafi's compound. a missile strike turned a three-story buildi
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 10:00pm EDT
troops and their families in japan. radioactive dust being detected at very low levels, we want to point out in seattle, washington. despite substantial progress over the weekend this is far from over. we're going to have the latest details at this hour, also the latest on the dead and missing now numbering 21,000. and the body of a young american teacher has been found. we talked about her on this show last week, her parents had been searching for her. she's the first known american fatality. we begin though with the attack on gadhafi forces in libya, now entering day four. allied forces launching as many as 80 missions today, that is up from yesterday. americans flying fewer than half of them, that is down from yesterday. according to mission commander, pro-gadhafi forces are mounting little resistance, nor is the opposition taking advantage of air strikes on pro-gadhafi missions. while grateful for the air support, they're having trouble getting organized and have little communication among themselves. here at home, there are concerns about the goals of the mission. ron paul is a lead
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 6:00am PDT
plant in japan. a japanese nuclear safety official says a pool for storing spent fuel is heating up and is near the boiling point. those high temperatures likely caused the steam that's been billowing out of reactor number 2 since yesterday. the danger is that if all the water boils way, the fuel rods will be exposed. crews at the plant have hooked up power cables to all six reactors. electricity is crucial so that its cooling pumps can start operating the fukushima plant but right now only one pump in one reactor is working. >>> hundreds of american military families from japan are expected to arrive in northern california shortly. sharon is at travis air force base where the first flight is due back right about now. i don't know if they have landed but let's toss it over to sharon and find out. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. really, any minute now. the first flight due to arrive in about 6:05 this morning on a dc-10. in all, more than 500 military family members and their pets due to arrive at travis air force base. the second flight is expected around 8:00 this m
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 6:00am PDT
>>> voluntary evacuations are underway for families of american service members stationed in japan. they are coming back this morning to the travis air force base. i'm christie smith with that story coming up in a live report. >>> and a live look outside this morning at the bay bridge approach this morning. so far so good. we'll update you on what's going on in terms of water on the roads and your metering lights, all kinds of things. it is tuesday, march 22nd, "today in the bay." >>> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us. it is straight up 6:00. i'm brent cannon. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. let's check the forecast, is it going to be a rainy week ahead? >>> a rainy week ahead. two powerful storms are on the way. one as early as tonight, but let's get you to work right now. a little bit of shower activity lingering over oakland. for the most part, showers are clearing. we'll get a little bit of a break today for the first part of the day. then the showers start by this evening. we'll break it down for you, how much we are expecting and we'll detail thursday's storm as w
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 5:00am PDT
the debt. scherer says he's not guilty. >>> turning to the latest in japan, work resumed at the fukushima nuclear plant. workers are hooking up electrical systems and trying to repair damage to critical cooling units. officials say restoring electricity will not automatically solve all the problems though it will, in theory, run the motors and valves that keep delivering cool water to reactor cores. in the meantime, japanese nuclear officials figured out what caused steam to erupt from the plant yesterday. high temperatures in the spent fuel pool have apparently caused the steam. it is another complication. if the water in the pool bubbles away and exposes fuel rods, more radiation will be emitted. >>> the big quake hit off the coast of japan early this morning. a 6.6 struck just after midnight. about 182 miles east/southeast of sandai. no reports of injuries. the numbers out this morning show 8,900 people were killed by the quake and tsunami that originally hit. 12,600 people are missing although police say the two numbers can kind of be confused with each other and overlap to some exten
WETA
Mar 22, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. tom, investors took a break to process all of the continuing problems in japan and the middle east. >> tom: susie, all three of the major averages ended modestly down, and trading volume was the lowest of the year. >> susie: so, what's next for the u.s. stock market? suzanne pratt got some answers. >> reporter: on wall street, they're calling it the "teflon market". throw at stocks an earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis in japan, not to mention a war in libya, yet the dow is above 12,000. nyse broker ted weisberg is surprised by the market's resiliency. but says he finds the recent volatility very troubling. >> the volatility, to me, simply says that there's no confidence. yes, the market's had a dramatic move off the lows, but for the most part, this move has not be accompanied by a lot of volume on the upside of the swing. >> reporter: still, the question is whether stocks can maintain their non-stick status? experts say that will depend on the quality of corporate profits. we'll get that news starting in about three weeks. according to thomson reuters, which tracks earnings
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 9:00am EDT
their daughtee is tte first american confirmed dead... from japan's poweeful earthquake and tsunami. tsunami.24 year-old taylor anderson had been living in japan for the past three years... teaching english. recently... her family received a phone call from the u-s embassy... saying her body had been found. hugging nats natsa muchhhappier story for one oregon familyy.. after being reunited with their daughter... who survived japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami.katherine heasley has been in japan for more than two years... teaching english to students.whhn the quake hit... heasley grabbed essential items and fled. "i basically, i felt the earthquake. i grew up in alaska. i know what big earthquakes are like and this was the biggest one i've ever felt. and, so, i had to evacuate and i would say, maybe a half hour after the quake, the wave came in." in."heasley thanks the generosity of many japanese didn't know... for hhlping her get back onto u-s soil.japan's earthquake aad tsunami have claimed more than 88-hundred livessanother 13-thousand anne arundel county police seize more than 50 dog
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 5:00am PDT
danger at the damaged nuclear power plant in japan. japanese nuclear safety officials say the pool for storing spent fuel is heating up and is near boiling. those high temperatures likely caused the steam that has been wafting out of reactor number 2. that's been going on since yesterday. the danger is that if all the water boils away the fuel rods will be exposed. crews at the plant have now hooked up power cables to all six reactors. electricity is crucial so the cooling pumps can start operating at the fukushima plant but right now a pump in only one reactor is working. >>> hundreds of american family members from japan are expected to arrive in northern california shortly. sharon chin is at travis air force base where the first flight is due in 45 minutes. more than 3500 military families and pets will be arriving here at the air force base on two flights, one to arrive at 5:45, the other 9 a.m. this morning. they voluntarily left japan and will be coming aboard military charter flights. travis is the second arrival site for the voluntary evacuation of military families from e
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 9:00pm EDT
if gadhafi won't go? also tonight, another arab regime on the ropes. is yemen the next to fall? and in japan, new fears over radiation and the food supply. is the already desperate population at greater risk? this is a special live edition of "piers morgan tonight" from london. good evening. breaking news from libya and shocking video uploaded to youtube today. cnn cannot independently confirm details of when or where it was shot but it shows civilians on a street being bombed. watch the scene. extraordinary footage of civilians being bombed in misurata. some were heard shouting before the explosion hit. we don't know what happened to the people closest to the explosion or who caused it. we have dramatic new video taken in tripoli showing tracer fire over the city. there have been a series of bombardments from allied forces towards colonel gadhafi's forces. nic robertson is live in tripoli. what's the latest there? there seems to be a lot of activity going on. >> reporter: it's been quiet for three hours but it's been a busy night in the city. we have seen at 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. and midnig
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2011 11:00pm EDT
in the nuclear nightmare in japan. it's tuesday morning and yesterday's black smoke at reactor two has given way to white smokes should a sign that it could be steam rising again. we now have word that power has been connected to yet another reactor, but it will still take a long time to get the crisis under control. ♪ [ fingers snapping ] [ woman announcing ] every subaru is responsibly built in a zero landfill plant. so it's no wonder they fit so naturally with spring. come to the subaru love spring event. get a subaru, and go love spring. [ man ] spring is finally here. lease a 2011 legacy 2.5i for $199 a month, now through march 31. >> that number falls sharply when asked if they approve how president obama is handling the situation. we will discussions the politics of all this next. in tonight's rewrite, the problem with the ridiculous name, odyssey dawn. tim pawlenty's announcement of a presidential exploratory committee could be the flashiest exploratory committee announcement ever. we're america's natural gas. and here's what we did today: we put almost three million americans to work.
PBS
Mar 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
world news. also coming up, in japan more than 9,000 people are known to have died in the earthquake and tsunami. almost 13,000 are missing. as the battle to restore power to their fukushima nuclear plant continues there are fears of radiation in some food products. also, afghanistan's president announces the first provinces to be handed from nato to national security control. >> thanks for joining us. libyan state television says coalition forces have launched air strikes a third night in tripoli. colonel gaddafi's says many independents are killed but there is no equipment makes. we go to southern italy to join our colleague. welcome to the air base here in southern italy which is now the british center of operations with the r.a.f. fighters behind me. one of them i can see being prepared getting ready to fly another mission. the hood is up so presumably it will take off fairly shortly. it is also the home of the british ground attack aircraft which have been seeking out targets across libya to disable colonel gaddafi's air defense systems. another night of bombardment over tripoli
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 12:00pm EDT
from japan begin arriving here in the united states. >> some progress and more problems for japan's crippled nuclear power plant. i'm randall pinkston at the united nations. i'll have that story. >> the barry bonds pecialgry trial is underway in san francisco. bonds, an all-time home run king is accused of lying to a grand jury about taking steroids. in another development, bonds' former personal trainer is expected to be jailed today on contempt charges. the trainer, greg anderson, is refusing to testify. >>> sentencing will be handed down today for football hall of famer lawrence taylor. taylor pled guilty to sexual misconduct for patronizing a 16-year-old prostitute. under a plea deal, the x- linebacker is expected to receive parole. taylor will be required to register as a sex offender. >>> we're now turning our attention to libya. a u.s. fighter jet has crashed over eastern libya but the two american pilots inside are safe. joel brown has more. >> reporter: libyans are coming to see the wreckage of a u.s. fighter jet sent to protect them. the military said an apparent equipm
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
tougher attacks if he did nothing. >>> regulators in japan ignored safety warnings in one reactor and botched insus, are we competent the inspection system in this country is any better? >>> donald trump foreign policy. cheat moammar gadhafi out of his money. >>> we start with a deepening crisis in libya. nbc news chief correspondent richard engel standing by in benghazi, libya. the latest on theç ground. yesterday are you were pessimistic about the rebel force. some who have military training aren't using it. any better sign of their ability to move on tripoli today? >> reporter: no, still they are untrained and they don't have the capability to really take territory. this is something that the rebels themselves realize. i was speaking with some of the leaders of this revolt tonight and they were quite despondent. they are starting to look for outside help. they want military advisors on the ground from the united states. they said they are willing to hire them if necessary. but they recognize that if they don't get their acts together they are not going to be able to advance t
PBS
Mar 22, 2011 1:00am PDT
slide. suzanne pratt, "nightly business report," new york. >> tom: in japan, the operator of a damaged nuclear power plant reports new setbacks in the effort to bring the facility under control. the plant's operator, tokyo electric power company, today reported that high levels of radiation are being found in the ocean about 100 yards offshore from the nuclear plant. and as lucy craft reports, contamination has dispersed well beyond the evacuated zone. >> reporter: for the beleaguered people of japan, there is a new menace. radiation contamination has been discovered in spinach, milk and tap water. officials say the levels don't pose a danger to human health, but they aren't taking any chances. today, the government slapped a ban on shipments of spinach from four states-- gunma, tochigi, ibaraki and fukushima, where the crippled nuclear power plant is located. milk from fukushima, the state which has borne the brunt of the radiation menace, has also been taken off the market. so far, japanese customers seem to be taking the news in stride. food sales overall are unaffected. but export
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
were all released to the turkish embassy in tripoli. there were taken into custody last week. in japan, efforts to cool the nuclear reactor had a setback for the smoke was seen coming from two of the four reactors yesterday. the staff was evacuated and were to connect power lines to feed water to the reactors to keep them cool. officials said they would work to restore power to all four reactors and bring the cooling system back on line. >> it is 50 degrees and coming up, this morning's financial news. >> the gunman in the shooting of gabrielle giffords is moving out of arizona temporarily. we will tell you why. >> why is a drug that expectant mothers have been paying less than $20 for suddenly going to cost thousands? what can they do about it? the answer is coming upcoming >> find out who makes the cut in the baltimore ravens cheerleading squad. you could find out this saturday, i have a live report just ahead. >> we have all legs closed on the baltimore-washington parkway and we will tell you where. ou ♪ >> a very good tuesday morning to you. it is 53 degrees downtown. we are insi
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
patrice, (ad lib) the national highway trafffc safety administration is now advising 3 3 in japan...officials say they're working to restore power to all six units at a do..it won't automatically solve all the problems. problems.in theory, it would deliver cooling water to the reactor.officials believe it should only take aaday to get the lants under control, once the cooling systems are up and punning...bbt realistically, it would take days or weeks for them to start worring.the plants cooling systemsswere ruined by the massive earthquake and tsunami over a week ago. heartbreak or one virginia family... aater learning their daughter is he first american confirmed dead... from japan's powerful earthquake and tsunaai.24 year-old taylor anderson had been living in years... teaching english. recently... her family received a phone call from the u-s embassy... saying herrbody had been found. so far... japaa's earthquake and tsunami have claimed more than 88-hundred lives.another 13- thoussnd people are still missing. a new radiation monitoring station at the university of washingto
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 4:30am EDT
plans to return to japan in april when his school reopens. can you imagine the release of his family? glaxo lucky. production has hit a roadblock. >> and geiger counters, there's a shortage in the u.s. linda bell has more from new york. >> good morning. we have the fallout from u.s.ese problems hitting auto makers. yesterday gm stopped production because ofana plant m japan.shortage fro the automaker is halting production and temporarily workers at its plant in baltimore. the buffalo plant makes chevy gmc vehicles. restart assembly toyota planstall assembly lines in japan until next week. consumers trying to purchase attractounters to from theradiation nuclear power plant in japan. out of thehas sold devices. they can cost up to pick $1,000 little as $200. linda bell reporting. back to you. >> thank you. 4:38 on tuesday morning. 57 degrees outside. >> still ahead, questions and about obama's strategy on libya. big night. was a dancing is back. we will look at the highlights night's premiere of ""dancing with the stars." >> and another check of the tuesday morning commute. you are wat
CNN
Mar 22, 2011 9:00am EDT
from japan. one, two, three, four ♪ you say ♪ flip it over and replay ♪ we'll make everything okay ♪ walk together the right way ♪ do, do, do, do >>> the sky in libya lit up by more tomahawk officials. president obama says he wants the dictator out but removing him from power is not the mission of the allies. the coalition goal is to protect citizens from attacks by gadhafi and his loyalists but the big question today is what is happening with this coalition of nations once so willing to work together, is it starting to fray? let's bring in retired general wesley clark who is live in little rock. there seems to be confusion about who is exactly in charge of this mission. i mean, norway seems confused and britain and italy say nato should take over but france nato should not take over. an american plane went down today. this isn't exactly the best time to figure out details like this, is it? >> no, but sometimes this happens. this is -- the administration has to work with its allies and it has to put together these coordination measures and control measures and has to do it in h
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